Poetry Ireland Review 130, the first issue from editor Colette Bryce, contains new poems from Michael Longley, Tara Bergin, Gerard Smyth, Emily S Cooper, Gabriel Rosenstock, Martina Evans, among many others.
There's an interview with broadcaster and poet John Kelly, while Doireann Ní Ghríofa provides an extract from her essay/memoir, A Ghost in the Throat.
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Poem of the week
I’ll say this for you: you’re unafraid of mockery
and the coldly irritable judgements of posterity.
You’re unafraid of accusations of faddishness.
You’re possibly unafraid of technology itself.
And, most impressively, you’re unafraid of the wind,
which bucked the drone almost to ringlessness.
It was a katabatic wind that brought a chill